"People only talk about what a joyous experience it is, but there is terror: Your life, as you know it, is over. It's over the day that child is born. It's over, and something completely new starts."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Bill Murray on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Bill Murray on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Bill Murray on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Bill Murray on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Bill Murray on Mark Twain
"But I can only take so much TV, because there is so much advice. I find people will preach about virtually anything - your diet, how to live your life, how to improve your golf. The lot. I have always had a thing against the Mister Know-It-Alls."
"No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life."
"While I have felt lonely many times in my life, the oddest feeling of all was after my mother, Lucille, died. My father had already died, but I always had some attachment to our big family while she was alive. It seems strange to say now that I felt so lonely, yet I did."
"I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job."
"There aren't many downsides to being rich, other than paying taxes and having relatives asking for money. But being famous, that's a 24 hour job right there."